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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0000919574-18-001312
Form Type:
13G Filing
Publication Date:
2018-02-13 18:13:33
Filed By:
Cedar Rock Capital
Company:
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (NYSE:KDP)
Filing Date:
2018-02-14
SEC Url:
13G Filing
Ownership Summary

Please notice the below summary table is generated without human intervention and may contain errors. Please refer to the complete filing displayed below for exact figures.

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Cedar Rock Capital Limited 0 10,064,225 0 10,064,225 10,064,225 5.6%
Andrew Brown 0 10,064,225 0 10,064,225 10,064,225 5.6%
Filing

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 7)*

 

 

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)

 

 

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)

 

 

26138E109
(CUSIP Number)

 

 

December 31, 2017
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

[X] Rule 13d-1(b)

 

[_] Rule 13d-1(c)

 

[_] Rule 13d-1(d)

 

__________

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

 

 

CUSIP No

 

26138E109

   
     
1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS  
  I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)  
     
  Cedar Rock Capital Limited  
     
2. CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
    (a)  [_]
    (b)  [X]
     
3. SEC USE ONLY  
     
     
4. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION  
     
  United Kingdom  
     
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
     
5. SOLE VOTING POWER  
     
  0  
     
6. SHARED VOTING POWER  
     
  10,064,225  
     
7. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
     
  0  
     
8. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
     
  10,064,225  
     
9. AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
     
  10,064,225  
     
10. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)  
    [_]
     
11. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)  
     
  5.6%  
     
12. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)  
     
  IA  
         
 

 

 

CUSIP No

 

26138E109

   
     
1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS  
  I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)  
     
  Andrew Brown  
     
2. CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
    (a)  [_]
    (b)  [X]
     
3. SEC USE ONLY  
     
     
4. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION  
     
  United Kingdom  
     
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
     
5. SOLE VOTING POWER  
     
  0  
     
6. SHARED VOTING POWER  
     
  10,064,225  
     
7. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
     
  0  
     
8. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
     
  10,064,225  
     
9. AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
     
  10,064,225  
     
10. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)  
    [_]
     
11. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)  
     
  5.6%  
     
12. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)  
     
  IN, HC  
         
 

 

 

CUSIP No

 

26138E109

   

 

       
Item 1. (a). Name of Issuer:  
       
    Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.  
       
  (b). Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:  
       
    5301 Legacy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024
 
       
       
Item 2. (a). Name of Person Filing:  
       
   

Cedar Rock Capital Limited

Andrew Brown

 
       
  (b). Address of Principal Business Office, or if None, Residence:  
       
   

Cedar Rock Capital Limited

c/o Meteora Partners LLP

1st Floor

64 North Row

London W1K 7DA

United Kingdom

 

Andrew Brown

c/o Cedar Rock Capital Limited

c/o Meteora Partners LLP

1st Floor

64 North Row

London W1K 7DA

United Kingdom

 
       
  (c) Citizenship:  
       
   

Cedar Rock Capital Limited – United Kingdom

Andrew Brown – United Kingdom

 
       
  (d).   Title of Class of Securities:  
       
    Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share  
       
  (e). CUSIP Number:  
       
    26138E109  
       

 

 

 

 

Item 3.   If This Statement is filed pursuant to ss.240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b), or (c), check whether the person filing is a
       
  (a) [_] Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
       
  (b) [_] Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
       
  (c) [_] Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
       
  (d) [_] Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
       
  (e) [X] An investment adviser in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
       
  (f) [_] An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
       
  (g) [X] A parent holding company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
       
  (h) [_] A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C.1813);
       
  (i) [_] A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);
       
  (j)   [_] Group, in accordance with s.240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).

 

Item 4.

Ownership.

 

  Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.
   
  (a)   Amount beneficially owned:
     
   

Cedar Rock Capital Limited – 10,064,225

Andrew Brown – 10,064,225

     
  (b)   Percent of class:
     
   

Cedar Rock Capital Limited – 5.6%

Andrew Brown – 5.6%

     
  (c)   Number of shares as to which the person has:
     
     
 

 

 

    (i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote    
     

 

Cedar Rock Capital Limited – 0

Andrew Brown – 0

 

 
    (ii)   Shared power to vote or to direct the vote   ,
     

 

Cedar Rock Capital Limited – 10,064,225 shares

Andrew Brown – 10,064,225 shares

 

 
    (iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of   ,
     

 

Cedar Rock Capital Limited – 0

Andrew Brown – 0

 

 
    (iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of   .
     

 

Cedar Rock Capital Limited – 10,064,225 shares

Andrew Brown – 10,064,225 shares

 

 

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
   
 

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [_].

 

  N/A
   
Item 6. Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
   
 

If any other person is known to have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, such securities, a statement to that effect should be included in response to this item and, if such interest relates to more than five percent of the class, such person should be identified. A listing of the shareholders of an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or the beneficiaries of employee benefit plan, pension fund or endowment fund is not required.

 

  All securities reported in this Schedule 13G/A are owned by advisory clients of Cedar Rock Capital Limited.  None of the advisory clients individually own more than 5% of the outstanding shares.
   
Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company.
   
 

If a parent holding company has filed this schedule, pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G), so indicate under Item 3(g) and attach an exhibit stating the identity and the Item 3 classification of the relevant subsidiary. If a parent holding company has filed this schedule pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c) or Rule 13d-1(d), attach an exhibit stating the identification of the relevant subsidiary.

 

  N/A
 

 

 

Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.
   
 

If a group has filed this schedule pursuant to §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), so indicate under Item 3(j) and attach an exhibit stating the identity and Item 3 classification of each member of the group. If a group has filed this schedule pursuant to §240.13d-1(c) or §240.13d-1(d), attach an exhibit stating the identity of each member of the group.

 

  N/A
   
Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.
   
 

Notice of dissolution of a group may be furnished as an exhibit stating the date of the dissolution and that all further filings with respect to transactions in the security reported on will be filed, if required, by members of the group, in their individual capacity. See Item 5.

 

  N/A
   
Item 10. Certification.
   
    By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under § 240.14a-11.
     
       

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

  February 13, 2018
  (Date)
   
   
  CEDAR ROCK CAPITAL LIMITED*
  By: /s/ Andrew Brown
  (Signature)
   
   
  Andrew Brown, Portfolio Manager
  (Name/Title)

 

 

 

  February 13, 2018
  (Date)
   
   
  By: /s/ Andrew Brown*
  (Signature)
   
   
  Andrew Brown
  (Name/Title)

 

 

*The Reporting Persons disclaim beneficial ownership in the shares reported herein except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein.

 

The original statement shall be signed by each person on whose behalf the statement is filed or his authorized representative. If the statement is signed on behalf of a person by his authorized representative other than an executive officer or general partner of the filing person, evidence of the representative's authority to sign on behalf of such person shall be filed with the statement, provided, however, that a power of attorney for this purpose which is already on file with the Commission may be incorporated by reference. The name and any title of each person who signs the statement shall be typed or printed beneath his signature.

Note. Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See s.240.13d-7 for other parties for whom copies are to be sent.

Attention. Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal criminal violations (see 18 U.S.C. 1001).

 

 

AGREEMENT

 

The undersigned agree that this Amendment No. 7 to Schedule 13G dated February 13, 2018 relating to the Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share, of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. shall be filed on behalf of the undersigned.

 

  February 13, 2018
  (Date)
   
   
  CEDAR ROCK CAPITAL LIMITED
  By: /s/ Andrew Brown
  (Signature)
   
   
  Andrew Brown, Portfolio Manager
  (Name/Title)

 

 

 

  February 13, 2018
  (Date)
   
   
  By: /s/ Andrew Brown
  (Signature)
   
   
  Andrew Brown
  (Name/Title)

 

 

The original statement shall be signed by each person on whose behalf the statement is filed or his authorized representative. If the statement is signed on behalf of a person by his authorized representative other than an executive officer or general partner of the filing person, evidence of the representative's authority to sign on behalf of such person shall be filed with the statement, provided, however, that a power of attorney for this purpose which is already on file with the Commission may be incorporated by reference. The name and any title of each person who signs the statement shall be typed or printed beneath his signature.

Note. Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See s.240.13d-7 for other parties for whom copies are to be sent.

Attention. Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal criminal violations (see 18 U.S.C. 1001).

 

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